Facial verruca plana that developed after semipermanent tattooing

Ann Dermatol. 2009 Feb;21(1):92-4. doi: 10.5021/ad.2009.21.1.92. Epub 2009 Feb 28.


Tattooing is becoming more popular around the world. As a result, the reported complications of tattoo are increasing. Local inflammation, infection and allergic reactions are the most common adverse effects. We report here on a healthy 39-year-old woman who developed multiple verruca plana lesions after undergoing semipermanent tattooing. The tattooing had been done 1 year earlier by an amateur.

Keywords: Tattoo; Verruca plana.

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